Introduction: The tongue is a small part of the body, but it makes great boasts. Consider what a great forest is set on fire by a small spark. James 3:5. The author of this book was James. He is writing a letter to the twelve tribes that were scattered to various places.
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Description: James begins by addressing the controlling of the tongue in the entire chapter. He wants us to think about the deadly power of the tongue. It will corrupt the whole body. It is an unruly evil and deadly poison. It is the fire that will defile the whole body.
With the tongue, we bless our God, and with the same tongue, we curse the people who are made in God’s likeness. Both the blessing and curse are coming out of the same mouth. We should not behave like this.
Advantages and disadvantages of the tongue: king Solomon tells about the healthy tongue produces life and death, healing, righteousness, established forever.In proverbs, 18:21 says that death and life are in the power of the tongue. So we should be careful while speaking.
We should not curse anyone and also should not curse ourselves. In proverbs, 15:2 say the tongue of the wise always commends with knowledge, but the mouths of fools are commends with foolishness. The tongue itself decides what we are?
In Psalms 12:2-4 says that if we utter lies to our neighbors and speak with flattering lips and double heart, God will cut off all flattering lips and the tongue that makes boasts.so we need to careful while uttering a single word to others because God has created us, and he is the master of our body.
Psalms 73:8-9 says we should not speak wickedly and with pride and should not mock others. In proverbs 12:17-22 says that the one who speaks the truth will be righteous, and the one who speaks falsely will deceit. He speaks like the piercing of a sword.
The tongue of the wise will be healthy, and the lips of truth will be established forever, but a lying tongue will last for a moment. The man who deceits in the heart always imagine about evil. God hates the ones who lie to everyone, but he delights the one who speaks the truth.
In luke 6: 45, Jesus says that a good man brings good things out of his heart, but the evil man brings evil treasure out of his heart. What we think in our hearts, we will speak the same with our mouth. Firstly we need to have a clean heart to talk good words.
In Colossians 4:6, Paul says that let our speech should always be filled with grace, seasoned with salt so that we know how to answer to everyone. In Proverbs 16:24 says pleasant words are a honeycomb that are sweet to the soul and healthy to our bones.
Conclusion: Christian Music Portal come up with online daily scripture reading with the most inspiring Bible verse of the day that will make us grow more spiritually in God. We need to ask God for help and confess our sins before him. We need to use our tongue to praise God and encourage other people.
We should not hurt and mock anyone because it is an evil spirit. Before uttering a word, we need to think about whether it is true, helpful, inspiring, necessary, and kind to others. We need to put our tongue in the lord’s control.
We need to use our mouth to preach the word of God to others. Ask him to give a new tongue so that we can talk good words. We need to clean our hearts so that the words coming out of our hearts will be of knowledge.
Father Lord Almighty, grant me the tongue of wise so that I will be blessed, healed, and established forever. I pray, Amen.
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